Originally Posted by Ashish Mishra
when i am typing apt-get install <package name>
i am getting these error logs:
E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/extras.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_i18n_Translation-en
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened
..and since you don't tell us what the package name is, whether you're running this as root or not, or even tell us what version/distro of Linux, there's not alot we can tell you. You don't tell us what you ran before this, so we don't know if you had edited something manually, etc.
Assuming you're using Ubuntu, just putting the error message into Google pulls up:
...the same question, with solutions.